Spinfish Fisheries with Access for Disabled Anglers - Laois

The Southern Ireland Where to Fish A to Z

Spinfish A to Z Guide to Fisheries Accessible to Disabled Anglers

Coarse Fishing | Rivers | Stillwaters / Loughs

Accessible Fisheries in Southern Ireland

For information on fisheries with facilities for disabled anglers in Ireland go to:

Fishing for Disabled Anglers on Fishing in Ireland


Barrow River

The Barrow forms the boundary between Co Laois and Co Kildare from a point near Coneyboro down through Maganey to Aughdoyne. The Barrow has so much to offer for game and coarse anglers and it also has a viable run of twaite shad. For more information go to :

River Barrow

Checked 22/06/19

Stillwaters / Loughs

Laois Angling Centre

Consists of 4 lakes stocked with rainbow trout and brown trout, carp and tench near Coolrain making it an excellent mixed fishery venue.

Lake A is a game fishery fly fishing for rainbows and brown trout. Lake B is coarse fishery with carp and tench. Lake C is fly fishing for rainbows and brownies and Lake D is a worm fishery for rainbows and brownies.

Full facilities on site including wheelchair access.

Log on to: http://www.laoisanglingcentre.ie

  Google Map Reference 52.986072, -7.602097

Checked 20/06/19

Coarse Fishing

See Laois Angling Centre above. 1 lake stocked with carp and tench.

Grantstown Lake

Just 4 miles from Durrow, is a course fishery run by the Durrow and District Angling Club. 20 pegs all of which can accommodate anglers in wheelchairs.

Membership is inexpensive with discounts for juniors and pensioers. Day tickets are also available.

Permits from Lawlors Garden Centre, Gala Shop, Daybreak Shop all in Durrow and Mountrath Angling Shop.

Google Map Reference 52.871265, -7.502521

Checked 24/06/19